The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / South East
Rank 198 176 187
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 42 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.93% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.99% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 61 29
Median daily rate £280 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £129 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £336 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £210 £233
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Median hourly rate £13.56 £11.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.93% -14.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £8.80 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.20 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+10.89% -19.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7220 8209 9036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.64% 94.58% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4208 5022 4827
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 382 426
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 17 £275 +83.33% 9
Hampshire -3 10 £275 +14.58% 14
Surrey 0 6 £368 +88.58% 7
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £110 -56.00% 4
East Sussex - 3 £276 - 8
West Sussex -15 1 - - 2
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 21 (19.09%) Project Management
3 20 (18.18%) Degree
4 18 (16.36%) SQL
5 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.82%) Time Management
7 13 (11.82%) HTML
7 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
9 11 (10.00%) MS Office
10 10 (9.09%) Windows
10 10 (9.09%) Java
10 10 (9.09%) Oracle
10 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 9 (8.18%) SAP
11 9 (8.18%) CSS
12 8 (7.27%) Linux
13 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
13 7 (6.36%) Scrum
13 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.36%) Marketing
14 6 (5.45%) HTML5
14 6 (5.45%) Big Data
14 6 (5.45%) PMO
14 6 (5.45%) Retail
14 6 (5.45%) Migration
14 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.45%) Active Directory

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.91%) Jetty
5 1 (0.91%) SAS
5 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Office
2 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.55%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.64%) MS Project
5 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.91%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (0.91%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (1.82%) Skype
3 2 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) ATM
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.91%) CTI
4 1 (0.91%) DVB
4 1 (0.91%) DWDM
4 1 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) SAN
4 1 (0.91%) WAN
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Big Data
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.73%) Mahout
3 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.73%) Sqoop
4 2 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.91%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) QGIS
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.73%) Selenium
2 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.82%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) Maven
3 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.91%) Subversion
4 1 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.36%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.82%) Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.91%) Local Government
7 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) HTML
2 9 (8.18%) CSS
3 6 (5.45%) HTML5
4 4 (3.64%) .NET
5 3 (2.73%) XML
6 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.91%) CSS3
7 1 (0.91%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.91%) Lucene
7 1 (0.91%) Node.js
7 1 (0.91%) REST
7 1 (0.91%) WinForms
7 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Photography
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.91%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.91%) IVR
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) MPEG
5 1 (0.91%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) STB
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) Linux
3 6 (5.45%) Unix
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.82%) Solaris
5 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Project Management
2 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.82%) Time Management
4 7 (6.36%) Business Analysis
4 7 (6.36%) Scrum
5 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.45%) Migration
6 5 (4.55%) Front End Development
6 5 (4.55%) Logistics
6 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.64%) Analytics
7 4 (3.64%) PRINCE
7 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (3.64%) Web Development
8 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.73%) ERP
8 3 (2.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) Java
3 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.64%) C
4 4 (3.64%) C#
4 4 (3.64%) Python
5 3 (2.73%) VBA
6 2 (1.82%) Perl
6 2 (1.82%) R
6 2 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (0.91%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.91%) Groovy
7 1 (0.91%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) HND
3 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.82%) PMP
3 2 (1.82%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) PMO
2 3 (2.73%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.73%) HDFS
3 1 (0.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Ambari
1 3 (2.73%) Ansible
1 3 (2.73%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.73%) Oozie
1 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) SAP
4 5 (4.55%) Adobe
5 3 (2.73%) HP
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco
6 2 (1.82%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.82%) Symantec
7 1 (0.91%) Capita
7 1 (0.91%) Cramer
7 1 (0.91%) Huawei
7 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.91%) Lotus
7 1 (0.91%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.91%) VMware